Meet Our Leadership Team

Meet Our Leadership Team

Danielle Diloff Goldstein

MPT, Director of Operations

Danielle, Director of Operations at Chesapeake Bay Aquatic & Physical Therapy, received a Bachelor’s of Science from Tulane University in 1996 with a concentration in Kinesiology.

She then went on to attend Nova Southeastern University, receiving a Masters in Physical Therapy in 1998.

As a former full-scholarship, Division I tennis player, Danielle has a special interest in treating professional, collegiate and recreational athletes. Integrity, ethical responsibility, enthusiasm, and passion for wellness are hallmarks of her leadership.

She is most proud of her staff, who embody high moral standards, excellence in therapeutic practice, and excitement for making a difference in the lives of others.


Ron Herbst

MPT, MTC, Director of Growth and Development, Area Manager

Ron graduated in 1996 from the University of Maryland in Baltimore with a Masters in Physical Therapy after studying Kinesiology at the University of MD, College Park. In 2000 he earned his Manual Therapy Certification from the University of St. Augustine.

Ron has over 20 years experience in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy. Specializing in sports medicine & manual therapy for the spine, Ron has treated members of the Orioles, the LPGA and Champions golf tours, the Columbus Pride soccer team, Towson State baseball and lacrosse teams, and many other local high school & college athletes. With a special passion for golf, Ron has developed and run golf enhancement programs, and given multiple lectures on the topic of golf fitness. You may have heard Ron as the fitness expert on ESPN radio’s The Double Bogey Blues, WBAL 1090, or WNST 1570. He has also made guest appearances on WBAL & FOX-45 local news. Ron grew up in Baltimore County, has resided in the Baltimore area for the last 15 years, and loves to show off his two children, Olivia and Aidan.


Gregory M Chrest

PT, DPT, Director of Physical Therapy - Reisterstown

Greg earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Elon University. He was a personal trainer in Charleston, SC prior to graduate school, working with a wide variety of clients to ensure they learned how to live and pursue a better lifestyle through exercise.

Greg has significant experience with a variety of orthopedic diagnoses and is able to help patients by using his years of manual therapy knowledge, along with his ability to procure individualized exercise and fitness routines for patients of all ages.

Growing up in Bel Air, Greg is a die-hard Orioles and Ravens fan, and spends his free time hiking, kayaking, playing the guitar, and sharing time with his family and friends.


Chirag Kadakia

PT, BPT, Cert. MDT, CMP, CMTPT - Bowie

Chirag’s interest in physical therapy started when he tried to look for options and ways to get people out of pain without using drugs or medications. After talking with different physical therapists in his home country he realized that there were ways and procedures that may help individuals with debilitating conditions feel better and get back to a healthy regular life. Chirag has experience in various specialties – Musculoskeletal/ orthopedic, neurological, cardiovascular, pulmonary and balance disorder. Chirag is a certified Mulligan Practitioner, McKenzie Therapist and Myofascial trigger point dry needling specialist. He performs dry needling treatment for various body parts. He has had experience working in outpatient offices and inpatient physical therapy in India.

Chirag believes that understanding what the patient wants from therapy is critical to a patient’s recovery. He highlights the importance of using evidence based approach in treating patients and trying to make them feel better on the first day of treatment.


Megan Mahar

PT, DPT, OCS Laurel

Meghan graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2005 after completing a Bachelor's in Animal Science and Biology.

Meghan is a Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the APTA and a Certified Trigger Point Dry Needling Manual Therapist through Myopain Seminars. She treats the body from the head to toe and utilizes dry needling in her practice when appropriate.

Meghan has been with CBAY for the majority of her career, but also has a number of years of experience in the home care setting. She prides herself on listening to each patient and developing a plan together to achieve each individual's goals.

When not at work Meghan enjoys a variety of outdoor activities such as walking her dog, chasing her two children around the neighborhood, playing tennis recreationally, or learning new dives at her community pool.